(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Trump announces plan to halt all immigration to US
On Monday night, Donald Trump announced via tweet that due to the coronavirus the government would shut all immigration to the United States, a move without precedent in American history.
SHARE Wednesday, January 15, 2020 The international witch-hunt of Julian Assange
Despite the support of a criminally compliant media, it is becoming increasingly difficult for the US and British governments to downplay the profoundly anti-democratic precedents they intend to set through the Assange prosecution.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 3, 2019 US federal court exposes Democratic Party conspiracy against Assange and WikiLeaks
Judge Koeltl, a Bill Clinton nominee and former Assistant Special Prosecutor for the Watergate Special Prosecution Force, dismissed "with prejudice" a civil lawsuit filed in April 2018 by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) alleging WikiLeaks was civilly liable for conspiring with the Russian government to steal DNC emails and data and leak them to the public.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, July 28, 2019 Supreme Court approves construction of Trump's border wall
The United States Supreme Court yesterday granted the Trump administration's request to stay a lower court order postponing construction of the border wall with funds appropriated via the declaration of a national emergency. The order is a major political victory for Trump, who can now begin construction of the barrier between the US and Mexico.
SHARE Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Trump planning nationwide military round-up of 10,000 immigrants
The ongoing plans to conduct nationwide raids of immigrant neighborhoods must be viewed by all workers and youth as a threat to the democratic rights of the entire population, regardless of immigration status. What the government is able to establish as a norm against impoverished Central American victims of US imperialism will soon be applied to the entire working class.
SHARE Monday, April 15, 2019 Stop the extraordinary rendition of Julian Assange!
The proceedings in the days since Assange's arrest show the type of treatment he will receive in any legal proceeding. Assange has been sent to Belmarsh, a maximum security prison for terrorists and other high-risk detainees, where half of all prisoners are allowed to leave their cells for only two hours a week. There is no question that Assange will be denied the right to a fair trial in the US.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, April 7, 2018 Trump orders indefinite detention of immigrants at border as troop deployment looms
The administration is giving asylum officers tacit orders to deny the vast majority of worthy asylum applications and ensure the broadest possible deportation. During credible fear interviews, officers routinely commit fraud, make up testimony, destroy immigrants' documents and belongings, and force them to sign paperwork they have not read.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, October 23, 2017 Bannon attacks Bush and McCain, highlighting crisis within Republican Party
Bannon hopes to build a political bridge between the far right and the Republican Party's wealthy donors. And he hopes to drive a wedge between the so-called establishment section of the party and its financial and fundamentalist backers. In this way, he can either isolate and purge the pro-McConnell and neo-conservative elements or win sufficient support to justify breaking with the Republicans to found a third party.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, July 30, 2017 Embattled Trump plays homophobia card to strengthen his fascistic base
Genuine democracy can be achieved only by abolishing capitalism, the system of economic relations that gives rise to political reaction in all its interrelated manifestations. Only on the basis of the unity of the working class in the struggle for socialism can democratic rights be won and preserved.